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ALLhands fotoJWCPAO6529 thumbA two-week “Newcomers Training” started at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 18 August to welcome 45 new staff members and their families to Stavanger. The training aims to get newcomers up to speed as quickly as possible on JWC’s mission, organization and activities and to make it easier for them to integrate into the larger JWC community.

BBQ3 thumbJWC's "2015 Welcome BBQ and Information Day" was held at Jåttå on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The aim of this annual event is threefold: 1) to allow us to meet newcomers to our community; 2) to allow us to "catch up" with each other after the summer leave period; and 3) to allow us the chance to obtain information on the numerous activities and services available to us in the local area.

flagsjwcnato websiteThe trial structure, endorsed by Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT) in 2013 and approved by NATO’s Military Committee in 2015, is focused on the realignment and revitalization of Joint Warfare Centre’s (JWC) output and support functions.

TRJE15 WOLSKI 2 Over the past twelve months, NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) and the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) J7 planners have been breaking new ground in the design and planning of an exceptional training event, which will allow the application of the Connected Forces Initiative (CFI) in a manner unprecedented in scope and size for Canada and NATO, alike.

culture15 1On Tuesday 2 June, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Andrews and Mr Paul Sewell led a one-day workshop providing a grounding of the JWC’s "One Team" organisational culture programme to a small group of senior leaders and staff.

MEETING 4 thumbnailBetween 26 and 28 May, JWC hosted the Civil Environment Workshop for exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15 (TRJE 15) with the concept of Comprehensive Approach taking centre stage in the discussions.

TRJET16 1 thumbAs part of the Crisis Response Planning (CRP) for exercise TRIDENT JET 16 (TRJET 16), a 23-pax Operational Liaison and Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) deployed to Stavanger between 17 and 25 May under the command of Turkish Air Force Brigadier General Mehmet Yalinalp, Headquarters Allied Air Command (HQ AIRCOM), Deputy Chief of Staff Plans.

QX0A5536 websmalthumbMs. Anniken Huitfeldt, the Head of Norwegian Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 2 June 2015.

VisitShapeMPDPLTs fotoJWCPAO 5451 smallMilitary representatives from 28 countries visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, 27 May under the framework of the Military Partnership Directorate (MPD) in SHAPE/Mons, Belgium.

ARRCTRJR15 WEBSMAThe Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) was recently exercised and certified in a Joint Task Force (JTF) headquarters role.

ARRCTRJR6 thumbIn early May, after months of preparation, several hundred members of Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) will begin exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) to certify as a NATO Force Structure Joint Task Force (JTF) HQ for land-centered operations.

TRJR15 thumbnNATO's High Readiness Force Headquarters, NRDC-Italy (NRDC-ITA) achieved  Full Operational Capability as a land-heavy Joint Task Force Headquarters (JTF) for Small Joint Operations (SJO) following the conclusion of the 13-day exercise in Stavanger.

TRJR1NATO’s High Readiness Force Headquarters, NRDC-Italy is taking part in the land-heavy crisis response Small Joint Operation (SJO) exercise, TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) at NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger.

MMOY14 AWARDRoyal Navy Chief Petty Officer Craig Pilley, Staff Assistant at Joint Warfare Centre’s Joint Training Division (JTD), was named the Centre's Military Member of the Year (MMOY) 2014.

germanaward 1Last week, six U.S. soldiers from the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, Norway, were decorated with the “German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency” in Gold for meeting rigorous proficiency standards.

SACEUR THREESWNEWSJWC's latest Three Swords News including an exclusive interview with General Philip M. Breedlove, SACEUR, about exercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 is now online at the Centre's official YouTube Channel.

VADMHUDSON 3 thumbExercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 (TRJL 15) is designed to provide NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) a realistic training environment to train and test its ability to manage a maritime-heavy, joint multinational Crisis Response Operation.

QX0A1541 ACTCHIEFCU.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Jack Johnson Jr., Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Senior Enlisted Leader, visited Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Monday, 16 March, to learn more about the Centre’s mission and tasks and meet with the non-commissioned officers (NCOs) assigned to JWC.

TRJR15 4 thumbnailThe Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Incident Development and Scripting Workshops for exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) started on 24 February at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) with participation from Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Italy (NRDC-ITA) and NATO Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ).

QX0A0368 thumbnailMr Oystein Bo, Secretary of State for the Norwegian Ministry of Defence, made his first visit to NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 3 March 2015.